A student voice.

The Communicator

The Wake of Water Bottle Filling Stations

The Wake of Water Bottle Filling Stations

Mary DeBona, Social Media Editor
February 3
Filed under FEATURES, HEALTH, LIFE

  In 2015 alone, nearly 50 billion disposable plastic water bottles were sold in the United States and over 60 million were thrown away everyday. Bottled water is bad for the environment, the drinker’s health and is much more costly than tap water. Courtney Kiley, a Community High science teache...

Meringue Drops

Meringue Drops

Kate Burns
January 26
Filed under FOOD & DINING, LIFE, RECIPES, VIDEO

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of sugar 5 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla 3 colors of food coloring Steps Separate egg whites. Whisk in a stand mixer. Start at a low speed, and raise until a high speed. Continue to mix until stiff peaks, do not over mix! Preheat oven to 375º. Spread o...

How To: Easy, Healthy Breakfast!

How To: Easy, Healthy Breakfast!

Maggie Mihaylova, Managing Editor
January 15
Filed under FOOD & DINING

Red Velvet Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Red Velvet Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

January 11
Filed under FOOD & DINING, LIFE, RECIPES

Red Velvet Cupcake Mix: Ingredients:    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour    1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder    1 teaspoon baking soda    1/2 teaspoon salt    1 cup butter, softened    2 cups sugar    4 eggs    1 cup sour cream    1/2 cup milk    red food coloring ...

Recipe: No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake

Recipe: No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake

Ava Millman and Abbie Gaies
December 30
Filed under FOOD & DINING, MULTIMEDIA, RECIPES, VIDEO

"Recipe adapted from Cooking Classy" Title: No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Makes: 6 mini cheesecakes Ingredients: 12 chocolate sandwich cookies 2 tbsp butter 4 oz white baking chips 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream 8 tbsp powdered sugar (confectioners sugar) 10 oz cream cheese...

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups

Abbie Gaies and Ava Millman
December 28
Filed under FOOD & DINING, MULTIMEDIA, RECIPES, VIDEO

*Recipe adapted from The Gunny Sack* Title: Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups Makes: 24 Cookies Ingredients: 1 tube of store bought sugar cookie dough 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder 24+ mini candy canes 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream 2 tbsp of powdered hot chocolate mix ...

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Jenni Krzeczkowski
December 19
Filed under RECIPES

Makes 1½ servings Ingredients: ½ - Avocado 2½ tablespoons- unsweetend coco powder ¼ teaspoon - any extract ¼ cup- honey and/or maple syrup Pinch of salt ¼ cup - stiff whipped cream Direction: In a food processor combine avocado, extract, honey and/or maple syrup, and salt. Mix on hig...

Ginger Sparkle Cookies

Ginger Sparkle Cookies

Caitlin Mahoney, Arts editor
December 16
Filed under FOOD & DINING, RECIPES

Ingredients: 1 ½ sticks of unsalted butter 1 cup of sugar ¼ cup molasses 1 egg 2 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 ½ teaspoons of ground cinnamon 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger Colored sugar sprinkles Directions: Remove unsalted butter from the refrigerator to soften for a while. Mix butter and sugar t...

Community High Fashion: Isabel Ratner

Community High Fashion: Isabel Ratner

Nicole Coveyou
November 15
Filed under A & E, FASHION, STUDENT ARTS

Army Green Jacket: Found randomly in house $20-$30 (Substitute for an army green jacket at a place like H&M or Forever21) Gray Sweater: Found randomly in house $3-$5 (Substitute for any gray sweater, thrift stores have endless options) Blue Plaid Scarf: H&M $12-$15 Burgundy Pants: Urban ...

A student voice.
LIFE